What is the address for the land title office?

The LTSA has land title offices in Kamloops, New Westminster and Victoria. For hours and address information, visit...

Why can't the land title office give me legal advice?

Land title staff are unable to advise on legal rights or actions associated with land titles and charges. The Registrar of Land Titles and staff...

What is the LTSA's mandate?

Established in 2005, the Land Title and Survey Authority of British Columbia (LTSA) is a publicly accountable, statutory corporation responsible...

Why is it important to hire a professional?

Professionals such as lawyers, notaries public, real estate agents and land surveyors contribute to having a high quality land title system in BC...

To whom is the LTSA accountable?

The LTSA is accountable to the users of British Columbia's land title and survey systems. Accountability and transparency of LTSA operations is...

The Land Title and Survey Authority of British Columbia (LTSA) is a publicly accountable, statutory corporation responsible for operating BC's land title and survey systems. In its Annual Reports for the year ended March 31, 2018, the LTSA reviews its performance in achieving operational and financial targets.

Download LTSA Annual Reports

Printed copies will be made available at the Annual General Meeting on June 27, 2018 in Victoria.

Since its creation in 2005, the LTSA has consistently met or exceeded all land title and survey PDF icon performance targets set by the Province in the Operating Agreement, and its solid performance record continues across operational and financial measures. In 2017/2018, 4.3 million online business transactions were conducted.

  • In the 2017/2018 fiscal year, the LTSA processed 851,800 land title registrations. With a target of 6 business days, the average turnaround time for the registration of Land Title Act instruments was 3.8 days.
  • The LTSA confirmed a total of 959 Crown land survey plans with an average processing time of 5.7 days for Land Act survey confirmations. A total of 83 Crown Grant documents were issued with an average turnaround time of 5.4 days. These performance times remain significantly below the target of 21 days for both types of transactions.

In 2017/2018, the LTSA completed its development of ParcelMap BC, the current, complete, and trusted visual representation of titled and Crown land parcels in BC. ParcelMap BC was recognized by Environmental Systems Research Institute with its Special Achievement in GIS Award as one of the world's largest and most complex applications of survey-aware parcel fabric. The LTSA was further recognized as a finalist for the 2017 Institute of Public Administration Canada and Deloitte Public Sector Leadership Award and for the David Thompson National Geomatics Award.

The LTSA continued to make progress with Project ACE, the multi-year initiative that leverages technology to improve customers' filing experience, increasing the efficiency and consistency of land title examinations and improving access to instructional and policy help. In 2017/2018, the LTSA engaged customers through several consultations to prepare prototypes for Web Filing. Web Filing simplifies the land title filing process and is expected to be available through several product releases beginning in Spring 2019.